Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hornpipes

A few dances, mainly with a nautical association in the name, are categorized as Hornpipes though the only differentiation from a 4/4 tempo Reel is in the distinctive rhythm.

In some classifications, notably MiniCrib, these are not differentiated from Reels.


For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances categorized as Hornpipes-
Angus MacKinnon's Hornpipe
Burns' Hornpipe
College Hornpipe
Kendall's Hornpipe
Lakeside Kelpie Hornpipe
Royal Navy Hornpipe
Sailor
Sound of Harris
Thousand Islands Hornpipe
West's Hornpipe

Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Hornpipes

Hornpipes Video Clip

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